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by mig27
Fri Jul 21, 2017 9:42 pm
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Concept Air Smart Wave 6.5 & 4.5 & 3
Replies: 105
Views: 23536

Re: Concept Air Smart Wave 6.5 & 4.5 & 3

Very interesting developments!
I wish one of the big brands will pick up this niche market very soon!
Liquid Force knew where to find Benoit when they needed a high performance foilkite in their program. I wish they would contact him for this wave foilkite concept!
by mig27
Fri Jul 21, 2017 9:29 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Wow! e-Foil, ultimate low wind...How does it work?
Replies: 56
Views: 11480

Re: Wow! e-Foil, ultimate low wind...How does it work?

I am on the cell-phone at the moment.
But look at the old laser dinghy being retrofitted with a hydrofoil kit.
Look at the olympic nacra catamaran class being fitted with foils. Electric personal watercraft electric with hydrofoils.
Basically find any boating site and you will find the examples!
by mig27
Tue Jul 18, 2017 9:15 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Wow! e-Foil, ultimate low wind...How does it work?
Replies: 56
Views: 11480

Re: Wow!!! e-Foil , ultimate low wind.. How does it work?

As a kid I also rode hydrofoil bus boat in a river, and now I noticed the anomaly,... a "better" technology that did not survive? How come the hydrofoil vessels had shortcoming ? Weren't they more fuel effective and faster? Those Russian hydrofoil equipped "busses" are made by the same method as no...
by mig27
Fri Jun 23, 2017 7:46 pm
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: DIY Foil Kites
Replies: 198
Views: 35606

Re: DIY Foil Kites

Wow!
Thumbs up for the result.
Looks like it flies very well!
by mig27
Wed Apr 26, 2017 8:04 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Moses Fluente whistling
Replies: 7
Views: 1276

Re: Moses Fluente whistling

My Zeeko carbon 2016 also whistles at speed, also upwind. As long as you make good speed, which is easier going downwind of course
by mig27
Fri Nov 18, 2016 8:43 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Good videos to learn gybes, tacks, and transitions
Replies: 9
Views: 1169

Re: Good videos to learn gybes, tacks, and transitions

I have also about 30 hours on the foil, but I did have lots of directional wave board experience. Nevertheless my conclusion already is that it does not bring you much of a benefit with learning to hf. The muscle memory is so different that I think it does not make a lot of sense. I too cannot tack ...
by mig27
Fri Nov 18, 2016 8:41 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Good videos to learn gybes, tacks, and transitions
Replies: 9
Views: 1169

Re: Good videos to learn gybes, tacks, and transitions

I have also about 30 hours on the foil, but I did have lots of directional wave board experience. Nevertheless my conclusion already is that it does not bring you much of a benefit with foiling. The muscle memory is so different that I think it does not make sense. I too cannot tack and gibe on the ...
by mig27
Sun Nov 06, 2016 9:20 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Small repair of carbon wing
Replies: 8
Views: 1003

Re: Small repair of carbon wing

...And something next to the damage as a reference of size, like a ruler or something!
by mig27
Sat Nov 05, 2016 12:18 pm
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Concept'air Pulsion 15m
Replies: 54
Views: 10879

Re: Concept'air Pulsion 15m

1890 grams including bridles and speed system?
That is amazing. Even for a 12m, but it is a 15m.

Did you test it already?
by mig27
Fri Oct 28, 2016 7:52 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Notus Air 12 weight
Replies: 11
Views: 1535

Re: Notus Air 12 weight

ROLAVI wrote:The Notus Air 12m is nice the 8m Air is a dream. I wish they had a 10m and 6m. The 10m would get a lot of use. Much more use then the 12m.
I know Nicolas is reading this ;)
I would love to have a 10m :thumb:

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